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Fred Claire

Former LA Dodgers GM and Executive VP Fred Claire Speaks at Thomas Jefferson School of Law

July 13, 2016

Former LA Dodgers GM and Executive VP Fred Claire spoke at Thomas Jefferson School of Law on Monday, July 11, 2016, for a program entitled "All-Star Discussion: A Look at the Past and Future of...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Emerita Marjorie Cohn: Bahamas has issued travel advice specifically for black men visiting US

July 11, 2016

The Bahamas has officially warned young black men to “exercise extreme caution” when visiting the US after a week in which two black men have been killed by police in questionable circumstances. ...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Appoints Two New Associate Deans

July 8, 2016

Thomas Jefferson School of Law today announced the appointment of two new associate deans. Professor Susan Bisom-Rapp will become the Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Scholarship and...

San Diego law firm showcases current Thomas Jefferson School of Law student and intern Armando Diaz-Lombardo

July 7, 2016

I was born in Mexico City where I lived for 10 years before my family moved to San Diego in 1999. I went to high school at the Bishop’s School in La Jolla. After graduating in 2008, I moved back...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Emerita Marjorie Cohn: How Justice Scalia's Absence Has Affected the Supreme Court

July 5, 2016

If Justice Antonin Scalia had survived to participate in the remainder of the 2015-2016 Supreme Court term, his vote would have made a significant difference in the resolution of several cases....

Professor Alex Kreit interviewed by Cleveland's Sun News on Ohio Medical Marijuana law

June 30, 2016

When Ohio's medical marijuana law takes effect Sept. 8, people can possess and use the drug without going to jail. But the new law doesn't specify where people can get marijuana. Lawmakers have...

Michele M. Castillo '99 appointed by CA Governor Brown to the Ventura County Superior Court as one of its newest judges

June 28, 2016

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Michele M. Castillo to a judgeship in the Ventura County Superior Court.

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Elizabeth Atkins

Elizabeth Atkins '15 Wins 2016 Marshall Schulman Student Writing Competition

June 27, 2016

Thomas Jefferson School of Law today announced Elizabeth Atkins, a 2015 cum laude graduate, won the 2016 Marshall M. Schulman Student Writing Competition. The contest was sponsored by the Criminal...

Congratulations to Adrieannette Ciccone '13 being named among the National Bar Association's "40 Under 40 Nation's Best Advocates"

June 24, 2016

The National Bar Association (“NBA”) has announced the 2016 recipients of its “40 Under 40 Nation’s Best Advocates” awards. The awards recognize the nation’s top lawyers under the age 40 who...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Director of the Center for Law and Intellectual Property Julie Cromer-Young interviewed on Identity Theft

June 23, 2016

Identity theft occurs when someone gains unauthorized access to your personally identifying information – such as your name, Social Security Number (SSN), or bank account information – and uses it...